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‘It’s almost impossible’: Toronto nursing homes unable keep up with redevelopment costs

Long-term care centres in Toronto are facing financial hardships because of a provincial program looking to redevelop seniors’ homes across Ontario, and a report says it has some facilities contemplating permanently closing their doors and leaving the city. According to a report from Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network, eight long-term care facilities in Toronto …

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Eight nursing homes planning to leave Toronto, many others ‘at risk’ of leaving

A total of eight long-term care homes with more than 1,200 beds between them are planning to move their operations elsewhere rather than build new facilities within the city. The province has given all long-term care homes which do not meet its current design standards until 2025 to confine with the policy. That means that …

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14 centres de soins de longue durée menacent de quitter Toronto : 1800 résidents devant l’inconnu

Un total de huit résidences de soins de longue durée ont avisé le Réseau local d’intégration des services de santé (RLISS) de Centre-Toronto qu’elles prévoyaient déménager à l’extérieur de la ville. Six autres envisagent aussi cette option. Le RLISS, une agence du ministère de la Santé, refuse d’identifier les centres en question. Ces résidences dénoncent …

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Nursing homes ‘intending to leave’ Toronto over rebuilding costs

14 long-term-care homes with 1,800 residents are planning to move or ‘at risk’ of leaving city The operators of eight long-term-care homes in Toronto with nearly 1,300 residents have told the province they intend to shut down and move their operations elsewhere, CBC News has learned. Six other nursing homes, with more than 500 residents, …

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‘We just need help’: Petition on long-term care improvements to be presented in Ontario legislature

France Gelinas, Ontario NDP health critic and Nickel Belt MPP, is planning to present a petition in the legislature this week urging the provincial government to prioritize long-term care improvements in the next budget. Almost 500 signatures are from residents and staff at the Elizabeth Centre — a long-term care home in Greater Sudbury, Ont. …

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